The Young Vic announces 2014 season, Carrie Cracknell’s A Doll’s House transfers to New York

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The Young Vic have announced their 2014 season, as well as the extension of the UK premiere of The Scottsboro Boys.
Running between 23rd January and 22nd February is Happy Days. The production will be directed by Natalie Abrahami and will star Olivier Award-winning stage and screen actor Juliet Stevenson as Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s surreal masterpiece.
A View from the Bridge will run at the theatre from 4th April until 24th May. The visionary Ivo van Hove (Roman Tragedies) directs a stunning new production of Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece. The production will be followed by The Valley of Astonishment between 20th June and 12th July. Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne bring together neurological research and Persian verse to transport us from the familiar to the extraordinary on a kaleidoscopic journey into the wonders of the human brain.
A Streetcar Named Desire will then enjoy a run at The Young Vic in Summer 2014, with the exact dates of the run to be announced. Trailblazer Benedict Andrews directs internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois in a brand new production of Tennessee Williams’ finest play.
The Cherry Orchard will open at the theatre on 10th October. Katie Mitchell stages Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest creation in a new English language version by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens. The production will run until 29th November.
Finally, Golem will run at the Young Vic between 9th December 2014 and 17th January 2015. Following the smash hit The Animals and Children took to the Streets, this UK premiere from 1927 is one of the most anticipated new shows of 2014.
It has also been revealed that The Young Vic’s incredible production of A Doll’s House will transfer to New York next year. The theatre’s Artistic Director, David Lan, said: “I’m delighted that New York audiences will experience Carrie Cracknell, Simon Stephens and Ian McNeil’s superlative A Doll’s House when it opens at BAM early next year.” Click here to read West End Frame’s five star review of A Doll’s House.
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